Alcohol and melanoma linked

[bs_row class=”row”][bs_col class=”col-sm-8″]New research from the American Association for Cancer Research has added melanoma—the deadliest form of skin cancer—to the list of cancers correlated to alcohol use. More specifically, consumption of white wine has been found to correlate with the occurrence of melanoma in white males and females. Melanoma joins colon, liver, breast, head and neck cancers as […]

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[bs_row class=”row”][bs_col class=”col-sm-8″] [/bs_col][bs_col class=”col-sm-4″][bs_well size=”lg” ] ALCOHOL AND MELANOMA: A NEW LINK New research from the American Association for Cancer Research has added melanoma—the deadliest form of skin cancer—to the list of cancers correlated to alcohol use.  More specifically, consumption of white wine has been found to correlate with the occurrence of melanoma in white males and […]

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[bs_row class=”row”][bs_col class=”col-sm-8″] By PEAK Health and Fitness Zucchini for everyone! Zucchini is so easy to grow, you can easily end up with a bumper crop. But don’t let it go to waste—it has lots of vitamin A, few calories, and it’s simple to cook. Try out these easy recipes. ZUCCHINI LASAGNA ½ lb. to […]

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[bs_row class=”row”][bs_col class=”col-sm-8″] FITNESS ACTIVITY OF THE MONTH: CYCLING Get out and ride your bike Cycling is a low-impact exercise that people of all ages can do. Regular cycling can reduce the risk of chronic illnesses such as heart disease, Type 2 diabetes and stroke. It can also boost your mood and keep your weight […]

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NAVIGATING THE NO-MAN’S-LAND BETWEEN PEDIATRICS AND ADULT CANCER CARE By Brynn Fowler, MPH; Anne Kirchhoff, Ph.D., MPH and Lor Randall, M.D. Patients diagnosed with cancer between the ages of 15-39 sometimes enter a “no-man’s-land” of cancer care. These adolescent and young adult (AYA) patients may not fit the usual profiles for either pediatric or adult […]

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